Crossroads Charter Academy Big Rapids, MI April 27, 2012 Mrs. Nawrot’s Classroom News Class Info This Week’s AcademicsSpelling - AR Reading – Students should be at 40% ofThis week we looked at the long e and long I their new AR goals.spelling when it occurs at the end of words May Character Trait- Our trait is Wonder.and syllables. Did you know that it will mostoften be spelled with a –y? PTO Cougar Carnival- The PTO is having theReading- Cougar Carnival again this year. It will be onWe began reading Bridge to Terabithia this Friday, May 4th from 6-8pm. You canweek. We will continue in this novel and we purchase tickets early, getting 5 tickets forwill be looking into more guided reading group $1, or you can purchase tickets the night ofreadings next week. the carnival at 4 tickets for $1. I hope toWriting- see you for a night of fun!We have begun to wrap up our Michiganreport rough drafts. I am hoping to be able to Midterm for this Marking Period- Midtermrevise with students early next week, and for this marking period is May 4th. Studentsstudents will begin working on their are working hard to accomplish all thatpresentations in either Power point or on a needs to be done by the end of the year!poster board. Students will begin presentingMay 14th. Scholastic Book Fair is Coming- We willMath- have a Buy One Get One free book fair MayWe have been looking at measuring using ft, 7-May 10.m, cm, in, and more.Social Studies-We are looking at MI from Conferences- Please return the conference1960-the present. form indicating if you would prefer a phone, email, or face-to-face conference. Conferences will be May 7 and 8. Special Notes Upcoming Events MAP Test April 30- MAP test for Language UsageNext week we will take our 2nd MAP test. May 4 – Cougar CarnivalStudents will test in Math, Reading, and May 4 – Midterm of 4th Marking PeriodLanguage Usage. This test shows us student May 7-10 – Parent & Teacher Conference Weekgrowth during the school year. Students May 7-10 – Book Fairhave personal goals. My hope is that May 11 – No Schoolstudents will see just how much they learned May 16 – Field trip to Ludington State Parkthis year!